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church whose problems run from its child abuse scandal to financial mismanagement to an administrative structure many believe is broken. which is why american cardinals like chicago's francis george have been pushing the idea that the next pope unlike the last one, has to be more than simply a spiritual leader. >> you have to have somebody who is willing to govern not just pastorally with the whole universe in mind and universal church in mind by administratively to see to it that the administration is better ordered. not that he has to do it himself. >> the cardinals haven't decided yet when the tourists will stop being allowed into the sistine chapel so that it could be prepared for the papal conclave. it has to be reconfigured with desks for the cardinal electors on top of raised platforms. it's thought to conceal electronic jamming devices that prevent any unauthorized communication. and of course the stoves that burn the ballots and produce the traditional
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black or white smoke signals. >> the cardinals begin to meet tomorrow in what they call con growlation in which they'll discuss the problems of the church before they even get around to voting for a new pope. and many cardinals say the problems are so large it could take them a week to ten days before they're ready to vote on the man whose job it will be to fix them. jeff? >> jeff: mark fill lipses thank you. queen elizabeth is in a london hospital tonight after being admitted for a stomach infection. with more on her condition and what the royal family is saying here's kelly cobiella. >> reporter: queen liz bleth ii is in good spirits and good health according to buckingham palace aside from a stubborn stomach bug she hasn't been able to shake. the queen came down with gastroenteritis saturday after a ceremony honoring olympians the palace cleared her weekend calendar and said she would rest at windsor castle. that rest apparently wasn't enough. the queen was driven to the
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hospital in a private car this afternoon. gastro ent right kiss cause dehydration but the palace is not said what kind of treatment the queen may need only that she's being assessed. queen elizabeth turns 87 next month and is known for her good health and tough schedule. the last time she cancelled an event was five months ago because of a bad back. she's been hospitalized only twice in the past 20 years. kate williams is a royal historian. >> it is very possible she might be on a drip in the hospital being rehydrated just to make sure she doesn't get too weak and tired so she can fight it off and i imagine she will be out in the next few days or so. >> the palace says the queen will stay in the hospital for at least 48 hours. her state visit to rome and all other events over the next week have been postponed or cancelled in case she needs more time to recover. jeff? >> jeff: kelly cobiella in london, thank you. demolition begins today in that home in seffner florida, where a sink hole opened on thursday night.
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a man in his bedroom was swallowed up and is now presumed dead. ashley porter of wtsp in tampa has more. >> reporter: a large excavater bucket began digging this morning into the seffner home that has belonged to one family since 1974. for some the demolition was too painful to watch. jordan wheeler had tried to save his cousin. >> i get a phone call. my mom sounding so terrified i didn't know what was going on. all i heard was something about a hole. i got there in five minutes. >> reporter: had in just a few minutes 37-year-old jeff bush was swallowed into a giant sink hole, a camera lowered into the hole has shown no signs of life. >> the objective here is to try and clear as much of the house as possible to get a better view of what we have not been able to see which is the actual opening itself. >> sink holes often form without warning when water dissolves underground
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limestone, unable to support the surface weight, the ground collapses. engineers say this sink hole is 30 feet wide and 60 feet deep, filled with clay and debrisnd likely to expand. >> once we kind of had the area opened up the geo technical engineers will be able to look and give it recommendations on how to backfill the depression. >> right now the family is focusing on items pulled from their home a treasured flag and a bible. >> it's just four walls. we have a lot of the stuff that we cherished in this house almost 39 years close to 40 years. >> tomorrow crews will focus demolition on the bedroom right over the link hole. they ever-- sink hole. they're hoping for a better sense of whether it threatens the stability of other homes. for cbs news, ashley porter. >> jeff: today is the second full day of the across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester. 85 billion in federal spending will be cut this year 46 billion of that in defense. david martin at the pentagon
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has more. >> reporter: the defense cuts start small very small. no more air force fly overs at funerals and graduations. the navy delayed the deployment of the hospital ship comfort to south america. but one of its newest warships left for the western pacific right on schedule. by april 1st however the navy will shut down an entire carrier airwing and the army will stop bringing in equipment for major overhauls. the longer the budget cuts last, the greater the kind of damage senator john mccain warned about on "face the nation". >> if you deprive the military of the ability to train, the ability to have flight hours for our pilots an air crews the ability of our people to have the right kind of equipment to fight with then you are putting us in danger. >> reporter: with military pay and support to the troops in afghanistan off limits the rest of the defense department must absorb $43 billion in cuts. an across-the-board 9%
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reduction to every program. a bad situation that after meeting with the joint chiefs of staff on friday, new defense secretary chuck hagel vowed to make the best of it. >> we will manage these issues. these are adjustments. we anticipated these kinds of realities and we will do what we need to do. we are sure for the capabilities of our forces. >> reporter: hagel could get some relief as early as this week if congress passes a defense spending bill which among other things would allow the navy to go ahead with the planned overhaul of two aircraft carriers. jeff? >> jeff: david martin, thank you. secretary of state john kerry was in egypt today meeting with president morsi in cairo. kerry came with millions in u.s. aid released by congress as morsi promised to continue economic and political reforms in egypt. more street violence though today protestors battled
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riot police where government workers are on strike and in cairo clashes broke out when plain clothes police tried to retake tahrir square for protestors who have been occupying it more months. in karachi pakistan, a car bomb killed more than three dozen people today. the explosion tore through a crowd of shiite-muslims after they left a mosque. the billion destroyed nearby building ambulances rushed to the scene. more than 140 were hurt. president obama continues to fill out his second term white house team. sylvia mathews burrwell has been chosen as budget director. the president of the wal-mart foundation. >> government figures out last week show new-home sales up nearly 16% in january, to their highest level since july 2008. in california, though the rebound is being stymied by a shortage not of houses but of qualified people to build them. here's carter evans.
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>> reporter: the turn around in construction happened so fast it caught builders like pet parea off guard. >> one day we are laying off 30 some odd employees and a few months later we're scrambling to try to find people to fill those spotsate refer a five year recession there is no shortage of applicants. >> what is the biggest challenge for you today? >> i would have to say the quality of labor. >> reporter: contractors can't find enough skilled workers. and it's hit every aspect of the industry. >> electricians, plumbers, framers and roofers especially roofers. >> reporter: roofers like joe. >> i was in the industry 27 years. >> reporter: but after the latest downturn he changed careers. and turned his barbecue hobby into a successful catering business. >> but you never would have done this when you had this high paying high power construction job. >> absolutely not. >> it wasn't worth the risk. >> no. >> are you surprised at his story? >> not at all. >> you're hearing that from
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others as well. >> yeah, absolutely. they readjusted their lifestyles and are doing well. >> that has left contractors with a new workforce that is largely unskilled. parea says the lack of experience has resulted in poor workmanship and big delays. >> we've taken off sheet metal on buildings who buildings, started over again. just to insurance that we deliver a quality product. >> so that must be frustrating. >> very fruses traiting very kosly and time is money in this business. >> making people like joe even more marketable. >> what would it take for you to go back to construction? >> i wouldn't go back. >> leaving one smoking hot industry for another carter ef-- carter evans cbs news los angeles. >> we'll be right back. as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age eyes can lose vital nutrients.
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hours of birth at age two and a half now, the chilled has been off medication for a year and is hiv-free. >> the automatic federal budget cuts now affect target civilian programs including many that function as a social safety net. ben tracy shows us the possible optimism pact on one of them. >> reporter: most mornings la tosha good did win feeds her 3-year-old daughter cereal and milk. >> yes sm. >> she buys the food with monthly vouchers worth about $60 from the women infants and children nutrition program. it serves 9 million single mothers near the poverty line. goodwin is a single mom with five children. she earns 30,000 per year from part-time jobs. >> it's kind of hard for me to have a 9 to 5 and be a mother of five. >> what do you use the vouchers for. >> for the milk, the eggs, which is a 2% milk, the eggs the cheese the bread.
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you can actually buy the apples, the oranges the grapes and things that would normally be out of reach. >> is this program allowing your family to eat more healthy than they would without it. >> yes, yes, indeed. >> reporter: automatic budget cut kos force up to 775,000 mothers and children to lose not only their food vouchers but also access to nutrition and breast-feeding classes and breast pumps. >> do you think we're at a point where we need to prioritize how much of a safety net we can offer people. >> the children are our future. and if you are's not looking out for what's to come then everything is going to fall apart anyways. >> reporter: if you did get a 9 to 5 job would you probably need these programs less. >> yes. >> reporter: is that something you have thought about. >> that's my goal within the next, i will say six months. >> so your hope is to soon not need this program or not need it so much. >> not for me but to make sure it is still there for others. because it was a big help to me. >> reporter: the end may come sooner than she planned. ben tracy cbs news, los angeles.
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>> jeff: today is the 48th commemoration of bloody sunday when alabama state troopers beat peaceful civil rights marchers at the edmond bridge in selma. vice president joe biden joined silver rights today. can galvanized support for a landmark law the voting rights act of 196 -- just ahead on tonight's "cbs evening news", almost as secretive as the papal conclave, the source of the next pope's robes.
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>> jeff: off the coast of jacksonville florida today take a look at this a 14.5 foot long 2,000 pound great white shark was spot tagged and successfully released by the marine research group o search. that awe las scientists to closely follow the shark's migration pattern. the shark has been named lydia. fresh fruit and a ton of supplies-- supplies arrived at the international space station today. the station's robotic arm captured the privately owned dragon capsule as it floated 2 43 miles above earth. dragon arrived a day late after problems with its rocket boosters.
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back to rome now as cardinals gather to select a new pope one high end shop is already worrying about what he will wear his first public appearance. here's allen pizzey. >> reporter: for anyone with an eye for fashion and a lot of money the via condotti is the place to shop. for clergy and nuns the play is the via di cestari its most famous shop boasts what any designer would call a client list to die for. >> john paul iii. paul 6, john paul 1st, john paul iind and benedict. >> lorenzo gammarelli heads the family's firm that has been making the pope's robes for more than 200 years. when the new pope is chosen, he will appear on st. peter's balcony within an hour. >> we have to be prepared for the new pope whoever will it be. will he be. so we make roughly speaking a small, a medium and a large set of robes. >> reporter: it's not as
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easy as it sounds. when john 23rd made his appearance, his robe was opened at the back. >> the problem is we prepare the three robes and the large one was made exactly to fit john 23rd because we were quite sure that he would be elected. but someone swapped the tickets with the names on the boxes. and so they gave him the wrong robe. >> reporter: like their most valued customer gammarelli are discreet to the point of secretive. the tailor laying out the pattern for a bishop's new robe would only allow his hands to be photographed. a pope can be a demanding customer. benedict once ordered this rare hat called a camaro. if the next pope really wants one gammarelli will stitch it up in two days. the kind of service that is kept their best client happy for two centuries. allen pizzey cbs news rome. >> jeff: dennis rodman
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appears to be an unlikely diplomat. the former nba star is just back from north korea where he was the first american to meet with a recluseive new leader kim jong-un. he took in a basketball game with un. and today he told abc this week, he had a message from the secretive leader. >> he asked me to give obama something to say and do one thing. he want obama to do one thing. call him. he wants a call from president obama. >> that's right. he told me that. >> jeff: still ahead here tonight, a whole new experience for fans of the late jimi hendrix. the boys used double miles from their capital one venture card to fly home for the big family reunion. you must be garth's father? hello. mother. mother! traveling is easy with the venture card because you can fly any airline anytime. two words. double miles! this guy can act. wanna play dodge rock? oh, you guys! and with double miles you can actually use, you never miss the fun. beard growing
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sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief it is! ♪ [ angry gibberish ] >> finally tonight rock guitarist jimi hendrix may have passed away in 1970 but for its fans its music lives on. now week 43 years later a new reason to celebrate. here's terrell brown. >> he's been called the greatest guitarist of all time a performer with a style of play that redefined
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rock 'n' roll. with his own style of showmanship. now 43 years after his death there will be a new jimi hendrix album. it features 12 previously unreleased studio tracks that hendrix made between 1968 and 1970, the height of his commercial success. during those years he and his band the jimi hendrix experience were among the top grossing concert acts in the world. they had two top ten albums, but hendrix was also developing new music with new musicians incorporating jazz, funk and blues into its existing sound. eddie krammer worked with hendrickses in the the 1960s and coproduced the new cd. >> during this time he is experimenting and trying different musicians sort of stretching out the boundaries. >> well, i hear my train a
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coming ♪ ♪. >> like the song hear my train a coming hendricks's take on the blues. >> jimi was rooted in the blues everything he touched came from the blues simon vozick leffinson. >> as soon as you hear it you know it's hendrix and no one can do it like this. >> fans never know what would have been hendrix's final musical destination but this am bum shows he was exploring new paths to get there. terrell brown cbs news, new york. >> jeff: that is the "cbs evening news" tonight later on cbs "60 minutes." i'm jeff glor cbs news in new york. scott pelley will be here tomorrow. good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
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four deadly shootings by bay area officers within 27 hours. the police are supposed to protect and serve and protect us but now it seems like they are watching us rather than watching over us. >> the police why they felt like the need to open fire on the recent one. escape from alcatraz race, a swimmer dies during the race. five years in the making celebrating official recognition of little saigon
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bay area police officers. a total of four officer involved shootings ended with four people dead.
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good evening. it has been a tense weekend for bay area officers. a total of 4 officer-involved shootings ending with four people dead. the latest was at 3:30 this morning. as kpix finds out, reaction in hayward is mixed. >> reporter: at 3:30 in the morning a police officer, with a civilian ride along stopped to check out a suspicious car parked on fletcher lane in hayward. the car tried to flee. hitting the open passenger door of the patrol car. >> the officer fired in defense of the civilian's life and his own. >> reporter: the car came to a crashing halt half a mile away. the driver was captured back to you. his passenger was already dead. >> unfortunate. people would comply it has been my kphaoerpbs that when they comply you don't end up in this situation

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